FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, the logo for ExxonMobil appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Exxon Mobil said Tuesday, March 5, 2019, that as soon as 2024 it expects to produce the equivalent of more than 1 million barrels of oil per day in the Permian Basin, which straddles western Texas and New Mexico, up from a forecast of 600,000 barrels by 2025. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 05, 2019 - 1:59 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The fracking boom is gaining speed in the Permian Basin of west Texas and New Mexico, as Exxon Mobil and Chevron are primed to sharply boost oil production in the next few years. The big oil companies say advances in drilling technology mean that the Permian field can be profitable...
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March 05, 2019 - 8:18 am
Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday.
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Austin York
March 04, 2019 - 7:25 pm
GREENVILLE (1080 KRLD) - The city of Greenville is taking action to deal with its vulture problem. Texas Wildfire Services will train animal control staff members on the use of pyrotechnics to help get rid of vultures at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The City of Greenville will use Bird Banger and Screamer...
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Kelli Wiese
March 04, 2019 - 4:20 pm
GALVESTON (1080 KRLD) - It's the first flu-related death in the county this year. The Galveston County Health Department says the 6-year-old girl was not from the United States. She had been in a hospital since October of 2018 for another medical condition. She developed flu-like symptoms in early...
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Dan Brounoff
March 03, 2019 - 10:45 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The coldest air of winter season is rapidly heading southbound. The Arctic air is now moving through the panhandle and northern Oklahoma. Temperatures will slowly fall through the day-to-day before leveling off somewhere near 20 degrees in the immediate Dallas-Fort Worth area...
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Dan Brounoff
March 03, 2019 - 10:35 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Record low for Dallas-Fort Worth is 20 degrees on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning. All set back in 1989. We will be close to breaking the records Monday, possibly Tuesday. Tips to keep your pipes from bursting: The three central causes of frozen pipes are quick drops in...
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